Master of Science in Economics

The School of Economics offers a Master of Science degree for those desiring to pursue economics at an advanced level. It is grounded in applied economic theory and econometrics. The program allows for two tracks to graduate: Internship, and Coursework. These options are as follows:


Internship Option
ECON 6105 Required 3
ECON 6106 Required 3
ECON 6140 Required 3
ECON 6160 Required 3
Economics electives 3
Internship 3
Advisor approved electives 12
TOTAL: 30*

Coursework Option
ECON 6105 Required 3
ECON 6106 Required 3
ECON 6140 Required 3
ECON 6160 Required 3
Economics electives 6
Advisor approved electives 12
TOTAL: 30*

*Minimum course credit hours at 6000 to 9000 level: 21

Within those 30 hours, the student can choose 12 hours of elective courses in complementary areas such as Mathematics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Civil Engineering, International Affairs, various areas in Management, or Public Policy, among other areas, or in Economics. The selection of these electives will be based on the student’s chosen areas of concentration. The SOE Director of Graduate Studies along with the Academic Advisor will grant approvals for these courses.